Art Awards

Entries are closed for the 2016 Art Awards.

Showcasing 280 artworks, the City of Melville Art Awards aims to acknowledge and encourage students, emerging and established visual artists in the community by providing an opportunity to exhibit and sell their work to the public.

This year’s exhibition will mark the 40th anniversary of the City of Melville Art Awards with a $14,000 prize pool.

For information about the 2016 Exhibition, please click here.

Entries have reached capacity - ENTRIES NOW CLOSED

Note for exhibiting artists

  • Drop Off: Saturday 14th May, between 9am and 12noon.
  • Pick Up: Sunday 29th May, between 2pm and 5pm.

Categories and Prizes

  • Painting - $1,500
  • Works on Paper - $1,500
  • 3D Sculpture - $1,500
  • Youth (ages 15 to 18) - $500
  • Highly Commended x 4 - $500 each

All works automatically entered into the following categories:

  • Open Award (Acquisitive) - $5,000
  • People’s Choice Award - $1,000
  • Work by City of Melville Resident - $1,000

For more information, please contact the Cultural Development Officer (Arts) by email or call 1300 635 845 | 9364 0666.

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